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Ebonyi First Lady launches state clean cooking programme

Rachael Umahi

The wife of Ebonyi State Governor, Chief (Mrs.) Rachael Umahi, in collaboration with the International Centre for Energy, Environment and Development (ICEED) and with support from the Heinrich Boell Stiftung (HBS) has launched the “Ebonyi State Clean Cooking Programme” to avert the health hazards associated with smoke from cooking with firewood among women and children in the state. Wife of ...

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Nigeria set to develop Clean Cooking Policy

Nigerian Clean Cooking Forum

The Federal Government of Nigeria is set to develop a Clean Cooking Policy. This was the key message from the just concluded Nigerian Clean Cooking Forum organised by the Nigerian Alliance for Clean Cooking in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Environment and other partners, and with support from Heinrich Boell Stiftung (HBS) and Nigeria Energy Support Programme (NESP). Minister ...

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Govt collaborates with stakeholders to promote clean, efficient cooking technologies – Minister

Sharon Ikeazor

The Federal Government on Tuesday, October 5, 2021 collaborated with relevant stakeholders for effective implementation of Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) to promote clean and efficient cooking technologies in the country. Environment Minister of State, Sharon Ikeazor Minister of State for Environment, Chief Sharon Ikeazor, said this at the 2021 Nigeria Clean Cooking Forum, organised by the ministry, in Abuja. The ...

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Nigeria integrates clean cooking in revised climate blueprint

Clean Cook Stove

As part of the Federal Government of Nigeria’s efforts to integrate clean cooking into the revised Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) to meet its obligations to the Paris Agreement on climate change, the International Centre for Energy, Environment and Development (ICEED) in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Environment, Heinrich Boell Foundation, World Resources Institute and Stockholm Environment Institute is providing ...

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Govt makes clean cooking part of climate change response

Ewah Eleri

Nigeria is currently revising its commitment to the Paris Agreement. It has identified the provision of clean cooking energy as one important effort to alleviate poverty and reduce emissions of harmful gases that cause climate change. Director, International Centre for Energy, Environment and Development (ICEED), Ewah Eleri According to the National Bureau of Statistics, only 10.5% of all households currently ...

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ECOWAS partners ICEED on cookstoves testing, standards

Dr Abubakar Bukola Saraki

In collaboration with the International Centre for Energy, Environment & Development (ICEED), the ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREE) is training scientists and representatives of the clean cooking energy industry in West Africa on testing and standards. The training programme, holding at the ICEED Clean Energy Training Centre in Afikpo on June 5 – 9, 2017, brings ...

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Yola IDPs build fuelwood efficient stoves

Women moulding stoves3

Women and youth potters in the Malkohi Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp in Yola, Adamawa State, are being thought how to construct stoves that save wood, reduce smoke and save money for IDP families and members of the Malkohi community. Rather than giving clean cookstoves hand-outs, the Australian High Commission, through the Direct Aid Programme, has opted to build the ...

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Report seeks to expand access to pro-poor energy services

A report seeking to expand access to pro-poor energy services in the country has called on the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to set aside 10 percent of the existing power intervention fund for pro-poor energy financing. Besides seeking the use of a proportion of the Ecological Fund to finance cooking energy, the report likewise clamoured the establishment of a ...

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